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Smith, Elizabeth A. T. 1958-

Works: 70 works in 262 publications in 6 languages and 7,503 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Curator, Author of introduction, Adapter
Classifications: TR647, 779.092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elizabeth A. T Smith
Cindy Sherman : retrospective by Cindy Sherman( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive catalogue traces the career of Cindy Sherman, examining her achievements as one of the leading American artists of our time. By exploring the myriad constructions of female identity and the body in our culture, Sherman imitates and confronts assorted representational stereotypes, becoming for many an icon of the contemporary concerns of feminism and postmodernism. Essayists Amada Cruz, Elizabeth A.T. Smith, and Amelia Jones offer keen insight and observations from several distinct vantage points, demonstrating that Sherman's work is a lens through which to view contemporary art and its ongoing concern with the profound issues of the structures of the self. More than 200 images show the breadth of Sherman's body of work, from the Untitled Film Stills of the 1970s to series such as Centerfolds, Fashion, Disasters, Fairy Tales, and History Portraits, as well as photographs influenced by surrealist artists. Also included are intriguing excerpts from Sherman's notebooks, selections from her contact sheets, and numerous Polaroid studies, all of which shed light on the artist's process
At the end of the century : one hundred years of architecture by Museum of contempory art (Los Angeles)( Book )
12 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of twentieth-century architecture ever published, this volume presents a global perspective on some of the most significant works, ideas, and directions over the past one hundred years. With more than three hundred illustrations covering the major landmarks and architects of the century, it will appeal to a wide audience. Exploring cutting-edge ideas, the book also offers the sophisticated professional reader fresh viewpoints."--BOOK JACKET. "The broad focus of the book is the complex relationship between innovation and tradition and the profound impact of technology on architecture and urbanism throughout the twentieth century. It explores the house and the city; the grand international movements and regional vernacular styles; the forces that built this century and thoughts about where the next one will take us."--Jacket
Lee Bontecou : a retrospective by Lee Bontecou( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One of the leading figures in late twentieth-century art, Lee Bontecou (b. 1931) became widely known for her sculptures in welded steel and canvas, as well as epoxy and plastic, from the 1960s and 1970s. These powerful and original objects, which have been both critically acclaimed and actively collected, incorporate a variety of figurative, organic, and mechanistic references, suggesting states of transformation between the natural and the man-made, order and chaos, delicacy and ferocity." "This monograph presents reproductions of more than fifty sculptures and one hundred drawings, including her celebrated early works as well as later pieces that are little known and have never been publicly exhibited or published. Along with original essays by Elizabeth A. T. Smith, Robert Storr, Mona Hadler, and Donna De Salvo, this volume also includes a reprint of Donald Judd's influential 1965 Arts Magazine article on Bontecou."--BOOK JACKET
Case study houses by Elizabeth A. T Smith( Book )
52 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the postwar building boom. The program's chief motivating force was Arts & Architecture editor John Entenza, a champion of modernism who had all the right connections to attract some of architecture's greatest talents, such as Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen. Highly experimental, the program generated houses that were designed to redefine the modern home, and thus had a pronounced influence on architecture, American and international, both during the program's existence and even to this day"--Bookjacket
The architecture of R.M. Schindler by R. M Schindler( Book )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Den østrigskfødte arkitekts arbejde følges og registreres fra tiden som ansat hos Frank Lloyd Wright til de mange huse tegnet som selvstændig. Med fuldstændig fortegnelse over gennemførte byggerier og projekter
Blueprints for modern living : history and legacy of the case study houses by Elizabeth A. T Smith( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes eight main essays as well as contributions from Elizabeth A.T. Smith, this volume documents the Case Study House Progam, carried out between 1945 and 1966 where 36 experimental prototype houses were built by leading Californian architects
Urban revisions : current projects for the public realm by Russell Ferguson( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jenny Holzer by Jenny Holzer( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For over thirty years, Jenny Holzer's work has paired the use of text and the centrality of installation to exaimen emotional and societal realities. Her choice of forms and media brings a sensate experience to the multiple voices, opinions, and attitudes that shape everyday life. With a turn in practice towards a greater visual and environmental presence, Holzer joins political bravura and formal beauty, sensitivity, and power. This publication centers on Jenny Holzer's work from 1990 to the present."--BOOK JACKET
Techno architecture by Elizabeth A. T Smith( Book )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life, death, love, hate, pleasure, pain : selected works from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, collection ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matta in America : paintings and drawings of the 1940s by Matta( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One true thing : meditations on Black aesthetics by Kerry James Marshall( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebecca Horn : diving through Buster's bedroom by Rebecca Horn( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uta Barth : at the edge of the decipherable, recent photographs by Uta Barth( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicago (American cities) by Catherine Opie( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paradise cage : Kiki Smith and Coop Himmelb(l)au by Kiki Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uta Barth by Uta Barth( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rita and Taft Schreiber collection by Calif.) Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toba Khedoori by Toba Khedoori( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret Honda : recto verso : [exhibition by Elizabeth A. T Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.53 (from 0.29 for At the end ... to 0.87 for Paradise c ...)
Alternative Names
Smith, Elizabeth
Smith, Elizabeth A.
Sumisu, Erizabesu A. M. 1958-
スミス, エリザベス A. T
English (157)
French (5)
Italian (5)
Dutch (4)
German (3)
Spanish (3)